Divorces granted

The following divorce decrees have been signed by the county court.

Shawn Kresge, 102 Bear Creek Drive, Jim Thorpe, from Sarah Beth Kresge, 12 Lincoln Place, Whitehall.

Cheryl A. Gaston, 125 E. High St., Coaldale, from Leroy Gaston, 966 Summer Mountain Rd., Lehighton.

Kelly Ann Billig, 124 Dean St., Beaver Meadows, from Brian S. Billig, 401 E. Grant St., McAdoo.

Jodi Marsh, Box 1846, Albrightsville, from Michael Marsh, 398 Patten Circle, Albrightsville.

Kenneth J. Kinard, 510 Watson Park Blvd., Lehighton, from Roseanna Kinard, 311 Creekside Manor, Lehighton.

Nuria Sjolund, 4423 Lorraine Lane, Bethlehem, from Roy D. Sjolund, 22 E. Goepp St., Bethlehem.

Alan J. Guth, 1243 Brenkman Drive, Weatherly, from Jill Guth, 165 Ochre Mill Rd., Weatherly.

Johanna Lynn Koehler, 980 N. Fireline Rd., Palmerton, from Todd L. Koehler, 1790 Hemlock St., Palmerton.

Jamie A. Eckman, 886 Fairyland Rd., Lehighton, from Kristen J. Eckman, 111 S. Eighth St., Lehighton.

Judith Pollock, Box 535, Lake Harmony, from Sean T. Pollock, Conengyam.

Frank M. Trotta, 138 Van Man Lane, Lehighton, from Brenda Trotta, same address.

Sandra Solt, 116 E. Main St., Lehighton, from Wilson K. Solt III, same address.

Colin Lee Solt Jr. 620 Craig St., Bowmanstown, from Eloise Berry Solt, 775 Fireline Rd., Bowmanstown.

John W.J. Nickerson Sr., Box 88, Aquashicola, from Elizabeth A. Nickerson, 25 Bispham St., Mount Holly, N.J.

James Schaffer, 217 Broadview Drive, Jim Thorpe, from Jennifer Schaffer-Walker, Box 525, Albrightsville.

Jason Schnell, 156 Creekside Manor Drive, Lehighton, from Kimberly Schnell, 223 E. Catawissa St., Nesquehoning.

Cassandra Marie Fairweather, 412 W. Mahanoy Ave., Girardville, from Scott Leona Fairweather, 221 E. Richard St., Summit Hill.

Divorces started

Tina M. George, 3015 Mahoning Mountain Rd., Lehighton, filed against James H. George Jr., same address. They were married April 30, 1989.

Stacy L. Jackowicz, 905 Old Mill Rd., Easton, filed against Joseph F. Jachowicz, 43 W. Columbus Ave., Nesquehoning. They were married Oct. 25, 2003.

Kristen B. Werrbach, 189 Patten Circle, Albrightsville, filed against George A. Werrbach, same address. They were married Oct. 27, 2000.

Dorothy Louise Abel, 430 E. Bertsch St., Lansford, filed against Edward Erwin Abel, 632 E. Westminister St., Allentown. They were married Nov. 14, 1987.

Vicki M. Winters, 1253 Brenkman Drive, Weatherly, filed against Wayne E. Winters, 25 W. Main St., Weatherly. They were married Sept. 6, 1991.

Tracy Junglas, 271 Ben Salem Rd., Lehighton, filed against Thomas Junglas, same address. They were married Oct. 26, 1996.

Credit defaults

The following actions were filed by credit card companies, or their collection agencies, for alleged defaults on credit card/loan accounts.

Alliance Capital Management, 1597 Washington St., Bridgeville, Allegheny County, filed against Hilbert Green Jr., 27 South St., Lehighton, seeking $3,188.

Portfolio Recovery Associates, 140 Corporate Blvd., Norfolk, Va., filed against Jim Furmanchin Jr., 1005A North St., Weatherly, seeking $2,218.50.

PYOD, c/o 15 S. Main St., Greenville, S.C., filed against Stacey L. Conrad, 102 Indian Trail, Jim Thorpe, seeking $3,870.72.

Chase Bank USA, 3700 Wiseman Blvd., San Antonio, Tex., filed two actions as follows: Cheryl L. Danenhower, 771 Hudson Drive, Weatherly, seeking $4,247.96; and Daniel O'Neill, 101 N. Shore Drive, Albrightsville, seeking $69,113.14.

Arrow Financial Services, 5996 W. Touhy Ave., Niles, Ill., filed four actions as follows: Orville V. Benjamin, 23 N. Pohopoco Drive, Kunkletown, seeking $1,746.73; Mark M. Miller, 316 S. First St., Lehighton, seeking $1,709.79; Marisol Pena, 86 Hiawatha Trail, Albrightsville, seeking $2,588.29; and Joann Papay, 660 Franklin Ave., Palmerton, seeking $1,902.40.

LVNV Funding, c/o 15 S. Main St., Greenville, S.C., filed against Louise Kelly, 1206 Jefferson St., Lehighton, seeking $2,550.05.

Capital One Bank, 4851 Cox Rd., Glen Allen, Va., filed against Michelle Koch, 221 Columbia Ave., Palmerton, seeking $8,448.44.

Discover Bank, c/o 804 West Ave., Jenkintown, filed five actions as follows: Scott A. Hunt, 39 W. Main St., Weatherly, seeking $5,301.74; Marc H. Ginsberg, 19 Dana Court, Albrightsville, seeking $6,946.61; James E. Gillen, 1284 Indian Mountain Lakes, Albrightsville, seeking $1,927.72; Anne Serafine, Box 37, Tresckow, seeking $16,193.87; and Amy L. Rovinski, 201 S. Fourth St., Lehighton, seeking $16,248.32.

Palisades Collection, 210 Sylvan Ave., Englewood, Calif., filed against Victor Bucello, Box 387, Lake Harmony, seeking $38,880.47.

Mortgage foreclosures

The following actions have been filed as mortgage foreclosures for alleged defaults on loans.

Sovereign Bank, 601 Penn St., Reading, filed against Matthew N. and Heather Wentz, 797 Lafayette Ave., Palmerton, over property at that address. Sought is $67,062.95 and continuing interest.

Sovereign Bank filed against Lerhonda D. Robinson, 41 Cranberry Circle, East Brunswick, N.J., over property at 204 Mountain Rd., Albrightsville, seeking $134,060.72 and continuing interest.

Wells Fargo Bank, 3476 Stateview Blvd., Fort Mill, S.C., filed against Kristen A. Santore, 118 E. Vernon St., Summit Hill, over property at that address. Sought is $46,506.80 and continuing interest.

The Jim Thorpe National Bank, 12 Broadway, Jim Thorpe, filed against Myles L. Hinkle, 22 Village Rd., Lehighton, over property at that address. Sought is $163,310.74 and continuing interest.

Bill owed

Edgar L. Getz, HC1 Box 10A, White Haven, filed an action against Golden Oaks Village Inc., 3 Golden Oaks Drive, Kidder Township, White Haven.

The suit states the plaintiff was contracted to put topcoat on th parking area of the defendant's property and a bill is owed for the work. Sought is damages not in excess of $50,000.